One of the most important regulations to which most businesses in India are required to comply is the Shop and Establishment Act, which is enacted state wise. This Act is enacted to regulate the wage payment, working hours, leave, holidays and other working situations of people employed in the unorganized sector. The Shop and Establishment Act is regulated by the Department of Labor. shop and establishment license or registration can be done online / offline by using swarit advisors team.
The Shop and Establishment Act in India are enacted state wise. However as per the Act, Shop is defined as the place where goods are sold either in the form of retail or wholesale or where services are provided to the customer, also it includes office, a store room, a go down, warehouse.
Establishments under The Shop and Establishment Act means a shop or a commercial establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, theater or other places of amusement for public or entertainment.
There is a specific exclusion of factories under the Shop and Establishment Act as they are regulated by the Factories Act, 1948.
1. Working Hours.
2. Breaks for rest and food.
3. Prohibition to employ child labor.
4. Employment of men and women.
5. Working Hours.
6. Weekly off.
7. Paid Leaves.
8. Public Holidays.
9. Leave policy.
10. Sanitation and cleanliness.
11. Accidental remedies.
12. Firefighting remedies.
13. Record Keeping.
14. Time and conditions for wage payment or calculation.